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Jan 6, 2013 11:00am EST
is the energy? the energy is in the united states. stop these strikes. stop the labor. i think stalin has always been a convenient distraction for the right and the center. up to today, to get away -- >> the fact they could agreed also made easier, the right to do that. >> that's what concerns me. when you feel all the liberals, so to speak, and also the truman liberals, the hard clippers that were in this direction. and it changes american history terribly because right now we have no union movement. i think the concept of labor, it's not even discussed in this country. [talking over each other] >> this is what's happened. this is far more important, friendly, then pointing the finger at the soviet union. why not point it at, as i said earlier, churchill increase in athens in 1944? [talking over each other] >> we've got to take a break. we will jump forward after the break. >> sorry, i just wanted -- spent on the go? "after words" is available via podcast. visit booktv.org and click podcast on the upper left side of the page. select which podcast you would like to download and listen to pete"af
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Jan 6, 2013 9:00pm EST
in vietnam that he also felt very strongly about that and his energy began to divide, you know, she never forgot about the black struggle or ceased to have full sympathy with it. but the demand on his time tended to be more in regard to the vietnam. >> host: before we talk about what he did in opposition to the war we can talk about him getting fired from spearman college. this is an interesting episode of his life and it is certainly related to the civil rights that he did. what was going on at spellman at the time? >> guest: spellman had a black president at that time named albert manly, and it's only since the book has come out as a result of the conversation with someone. i've changed my perspective and he and so vividly howard and his family were packed up in the summer of 1963 ready to go to boston for the summer, and he stopped off at the mailbox for one last book because they needed the last salary check and he hoped would be there. what she found instead was the letter from him that preemptively fired him and told him not to come back. and it seemed like an awfully rough and crue
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Jan 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
. and his energies began to divide. you know, he never forgot about the black struggle or ceased to have full sympathy with it. but the demands on his time tended to be more and more in regard to the war in vietnam. >> host: now, maybe before we talk a little wit more about what he -- little bit more about what he did in opposition to the war we can talk about what he did to get fired from spelman college. it's certainly related to the civil rights work he did. what was going on at spelman at the time? >> guest: spelman had a black president at the time named albert manley. and it's only, it's only since the book has come out as a result of a conversation with someone that i've changed my perspective on the fact that the black president and howard tangled so often and finally so bitterly. howard and his family were packed up in the summer of 1963 ready to go to boston for the summer, and howard stopped off at the mailbox for one look -- for one last look because they needed the last salary check, and he hoped it would be there. what he found instead was the letter from manley that preemp
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